The Demopolis Dixie Youth 11-12 All-Star Team includes Ny’Keria Grayer, Corie Hall, Katelyn Thomas, Elly Brown, Taylor Smith, Jessi Flowers, Lizzie Willis, Kel Rainey, Ja’mya Andrews, Lane Braeden Burbage, Sydney Lindsay, Ashley Bozeman and coach Eugene Flowers.
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Members of the Demopolis High School football cheerleader squad are shown in the top photo performing a routine at camp earlier this week. In the bottom photo are the Demopolis Middle School cheerleaders. The two squads, along with the DHS varsity basketball cheerleaders, attended the camp at the University of Alabama. (Photos by Glenda Bradley)
“Wal-Mart filed a complaint of the checks being cashed and our investigation led to this counterfeit check ring in Greensboro, Alabama,” said Demopolis Police Chief Tommie Reese.
The individuals allegedly presented forged State of Alabama checks at Wal-Mart to be cashed. The checks were not actual State of Alabama checks, but were printed on a home printer, according to the release. The following suspects were arrested:
Chasmine Tabb, 21, of Greensboro, two counts of possession of forged instrument, first, degree.
Katerriaeial Lewis, 30, of Greensboro, one count of possession of forged instrument, first degree.
Kiara Paige, 24, of Greensboro, two counts of possession of forged instrument, first degree.
Daryl Paige, 25, of Greensboro, one count of possession of forged instrument, first degree.
Wendy Sanders, 24, of Greensboro, two counts of possession of forged instrument, first degree.
Reese said the investigation is still ongoing and he expects to arrest additional suspects in the counterfeit check ring. The chief praised his investigators for the work done in this investigation.
U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) visited Demopolis Thursday afternoon to tour the Port Authority project. Sessions said the port is perfectly situated, with highways, water, rail and air access, and also said the project presents significant economic opportunity for the region. Sessions is shown in the top photo with Brenda Tuck, Executive Director of the Marengo County Economic Development Authority, and Jason Pendergrass, Manager of the Demopolis Municipal Airport.
Demopolis’ Camillia Tutt is one of five “Sing With Sara” contest finalists. She is vying for the chance to sing with country music star Sara Evans.
Tutt’s music video is now up for fan voting until Friday, May 31st at Noon CT. Since the winner is chosen strictly by fan votes, the rest is now in the hands of her fans. Fans can vote at the links below via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
Fans can vote at one of the following links:
To vote, all anyone has to do is click on the little star symbol next to Tutt’s video entry in the widget.
Tutt’s first self-published CD, entitled “Big Time in a Little Town,” has five songs, four of which she wrote.
Tutt is the 14-year-old daughter of Walter and Marni Tutt. She began voice lessons at the age of eight with Laura Woolf of the University of Alabama, and also trained for four years under local vocalist Laura Clements.
Every year, millions of women are the victims of violence – usually at the hands of someone they know.
Recognizing that every woman should know basic techniques for protecting themselves against attack, the Demopolis Police Department is offering a Women’s Self-Defense Class, which will run for four weeks beginning June 18.
The classes will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Called “The Equalizer” this course will teach women how to reduce the risk of becoming a victim of violence, and how to effectively resist physical attack, if necessary.
Registration is $50. For more information or to register, contact Sheila Rodgers or Sgt. Richard Bryant at the Demopolis Police Department, 334-289-3073.
Demopolis Middle School has announced its Honor Rolls for the 2012-13 School Year. The All A Honor Roll consists of:
Mary McClain Colgrove
Sarah Duncan Culpepper
Mary Michael Bradley
Mary Frances Brown
Ronnie Cox Jr.
Darrell Nettles Jr.
The A-B Honor roll consists of:
7th A/B cont.
Anna G. Stephens
Ann Taylor Wood
Arthur White age 73 of Sweet Water, AL died May 28, 2013 his home. He was born November 15, 1939 in Sweet Water, AL. Mr. White was retired from Dozier Hardware Company and was a member of the Aimwell Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Elaine T. White of Sweet Water, AL; two sons, Dewayne (Dorothy) White of Princeton, NC; David White of Elmore, AL; daughter, Donna (Kevin) Gandy of Livingston, AL; brother, Jasper White of Citronelle, AL; sister, Carolyn Etheridge of Sweet Water, AL; six grandchildren. Visitation was held at Aimwell Baptist Church on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 from 2:00 pm until the 3:00 pm service time with Rev. Don White officiating. Burial was at Aimwell Baptist Church Cemetery in Sweet Water, AL. Arrangements by O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Thomasville, AL.
All obituaries taken from the website of the corresponding funeral home unless otherwise noted.